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Environmental Manager

Company: City of Richmond, CA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:



ANNUAL SALARY$108,576 at the top of the rangeCITY-PAID BENEFITS PACKAGE$27,039 max valueCALPERS CITY-PAID RETIREMENT 13.422%$14,573 at the top of the rangeTOTAL ANNUAL COMPENSATION$150,188 potential

The total potential annual compensation for this position is $150,188 which includes salary at the top of the range, City-paid medical, vision, and dental, and the City's 13.422% contribution to CalPERS.

The City of Richmond's Environmental and Health Division is seeking a unique individual that is passionate about preserving the environment. This person is innovative, dynamic, detail-oriented, and capable. Are you interested in taking the lead in the City of Richmond's plan to promote sustainability and environmental preservation? Are you interested in making a real difference in the lives of the residents that you serve while making a positive impact? Then this opportunity is for you!

Position Description and Duties

Under the general direction of the Deputy City Manager, Economic Development, plans, organizes and administers the work of municipal and City-wide environmental initiatives and sustainability efforts to reduce local greenhouse gas emission; assures the City's compliance with applicable environmental federal, state, and regional codes and regulations; and performs related work as assigned to improve environmental quality which impacts the City's adopted Climate Action Plan (CAP) and City Council's Strategic Priorities; which are primarily funded through CalRecycle, California Energy Commission, Chevron Environmental and Community Investment Agreement (ECIA) funds, franchise fees, and other grant sources.

The current vacancy is in the Office of the City Manager - Environmental and Health Division. The incumbent will be responsible for managing various programs and projects related to implementing the adopted Climate Action Plan, which includes increasing diversion, enhancing solid waste diversion and recycling services, reducing energy consumption, overseeing and implementing renewable energy programs, increasing opportunities and demand for local green jobs, and implementing local environmental quality projects. This position will also assist in developing and administering grants and

budgets, and performing policy and program development and implementation activities.


Thorough Knowledge of: principles and practices to implement various environmental initiatives programs; including strategies to reduce energy consumption, increase renewable energy supply, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, address climate change impacts, institute green building standards and practices, divert waste, support green jobs and reduce pollution and toxins to help create healthy communities; current environmental laws, rules, ordinances and regulations; and principles and procedures of grant preparation and administration.

Skill in: planning, organizing, assigning, supervising, training, reviewing and evaluating the work of staff; preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and written materials; preparing and making presentations; using initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines; and utilizing computerized programs and software (Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, Utility Manager and ArcGIS).

Ability to: communicate effectively with the public and elected officials; read, interpret, negotiate, and write ordinances, legislation, contracts and legal documents; monitor and enforce contract provisions and agreements; plan, organize and direct the efforts of groups and individuals with various and diverse goals and objectives; develop work procedures and determine priorities, including interpreting and consistently applying program rules and regulations; and establish and maintain effective working

relationships with those contacted in the course of the work, including City staff, businesses, industries, regulatory agencies and other municipalities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, engineering technology, facilities management, public or business administration, or a closely-related field, AND five (5) years of experience in regulatory compliance, with at least two (2) years of experience working at the lead or supervisory level.

A Master's degree is desirable and can be substituted for two (2) years of regulatory compliance experience, but cannot be substituted for the required two (2) years of experience working at the lead or supervisory level.

License/Certification: Possession of a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record is an on-going requirement.


Must be able to work in an office or outdoor setting and have a range of hearing and vision equal to performing the essential functions of the job. Incumbent will be subject to a variety of weather conditions and noise, dust, vibrations, various chemicals, and odors associated with job responsibilities. Incumbent must have a range of motion to permit climbing stairs, walking, standing, stooping, and crouching for extended periods of time.

Additional Information


Please applyON-LINE. Each applicant must submit a City of Richmond Employment Application. Failure to submit the Employment Application will disqualify the candidate from further consideration.

Please fill out the Employment Application completely (including places of employment with complete addresses; i.e., number and street name, city and state, names of supervisors with telephone numbers, etc.). INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO REJECTION.

APPLICATION APPRAISAL: All completed employment application packages will be evaluated based on job-related qualifications criteria.Based on the first application assessment incumbents will be invited to the next stage in the examination process. The Employment List will be established, and placement on this list will be determined solely(100%)by information provided on the Employment Application, responses to the Supplemental Qualifications Questionnaire, and interview panel. Having all the minimum qualifications does notguarantee that you will be placed on the Employment List. The interview panel is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 27, 2021.

IMMIGRATION REFORM CONTROL ACT: In compliance with the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by the City of Richmond will be required to show documentation of eligibility to work in the United States as a condition of employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: The City's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.



ANALYST: S. Taylor


Keywords: City of Richmond, CA, Richmond , Environmental Manager, Other , Richmond, California

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